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The All-American Christmas Cookbook: Family Favorites from Every State  by John Margolies and Georgia Orcutt

Published by Chronicle Books, 2008

Christmas is a season of traditions√≥music lights stories decorations sharing gifts spending time with family and friends and of course food! The All-American Christmas Cookbook provides a state-by-state tour of America’s favorite Christmas recipes from Alabama’s Pecan Divinity to New York’s Oyster Stew to Utah’s Quick Peppermint Stick Cake. With classic regional recipes and beautiful vintage artwork from holidays past this cookbook will put everyone in the Christmas spirit from sea to shining sea.

John Margolies is a writer and photographer interested in American commercial design.

Georgia Orcutt is an editor and writer who lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The two have collaborated on titles including Blue Ribbon USA, Cookout USA, and Cooking USA.